Kent Jackson

SOM, Design Partner | London, United Kingdom


Having begun his career at SOM’s Chicago office, Kent relocated to London in 1999, where he leads projects throughout Europe and internationally. Under his leadership, the London office has undertaken numerous significant projects including the renovation of the United Nations’ Palais des Nations complex; the construction of a new JTI headquarters in Geneva; the design of Scandinavia’s tallest building, Karlatornet, in Gothenburg; and the award-winning Manhattan Loft Gardens, a 42-story residential tower adjacent to London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Kent has spoken widely at conferences and architectural schools around the world. In 2015 he was invited by TEDxUCL to present an innovative research project focused on the need to deliver high-quality, sustainable homes to address the housing crisis in London.

As a leader of SOM’s strategic climate action group, Kent strives to…

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Kent Jackson


Annual Conference, Steering Committee (London 2013)

7 May 2013

World Architecture News Interviews Conference Speakers

Fifteen architects, engineers, and industry experts, set to speak at the CTBUH Conference in London 11-13 June, talk to World Architecture News about building tall.

20 March 2013

London Conference Steering Committee Meeting

The Steering Committee for the 2013 CTBUH London Conference convened to discuss and confirm the final details of the Conference including the speakers, sponsorship, and tours.